DVDR985 - DV Failed



my Philips DVDR985 recently started failing playing CDs and DVD with some error message AB XXXXXXX, tried to reset it (power off for 24h) did not work.

Then I tried to reset the firmware and download it again (pressed REC and EJC) when powering up the recorder, this failed too with the message “FORCED DOWN” and the “DV Failed” shoing up - now it won’t even turn on properly.
Is there anything I can do - like a masterreset or something to get in factory default setting and try it again from the beginning - any idea besides sengin it in to Philips for repair?



ABXXXXXX is an analogue board error, AFAIK. Unfortunately the evidence is that at some stage it will need to go for repair.